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CIE file format description

Many people share .cie files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .cie file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .cie files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cie - CIE Color Information Data

The CIE data files are related to Remote Director. CIE file is a CIE Color Information Data. The CIE file format is a worldwide standard data format for storing color information. It is a fairly well structured text file format, which can store a variety of color information including tristimulous and even spectral values, proposed by the CIE (International Commission on Illumination).

Remote Director
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CIE Color Information Data related extensions:
cc:Mail Archive
Borland Reflex Data File
SideKick Card
Macintosh BinHex Encoded File
BibTeX Bibliography Database
Backus-Naur Form File

Naturally, other applications may also use the .cie file extension. Even harmful programs can create .cie files. Be especially cautious with .cie files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .cie file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .cie file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

cei, die, cir, sie, ice, cif, vie, ie, coe, ciw, cid, ci, cue, cle, cis

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems

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